Zain Saudi completes first call over its 5G network

13 May 2019

Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has completed what it claims is ‘one of the first 5G calls in the region on its network’. The company said that it exceeded speeds of 1Gbps, with various other tests being conducted to determine the average speed that a 5G network offers and ensure full technical readiness. Commenting on the achievement, Eng. Sultan bin Abdulaziz AlDeghaither, CEO of Zain KSA, said: ‘This is one of the first 5G call experiences in the region, and one of the first in the world without using voice-call apps. We have managed to tap into unprecedented speeds via 5G technology, demonstrating once again the active role Zain KSA plays in the ICT sector. This milestone also reflects Zain’s relentless pursuit of state-of-the-art technology without compromising on quality.’

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